Providence Forge

Providence Forge (HMAZO)

Location: Providence Forge, VA 23140 New Kent County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 26.541', W 77° 2.742'

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Here about 1770, Charles Jeffery Smith, a Presbyterian minister, settled and, with William Holt, built a forge for making farm implements. Francis Jerdone became a partner in 1771. A militia camp was established here in 1781, and Lafayette was here in July and August, 1781.
Marker NumberW 20
Year Placed1950
Placed ByVirginia Conservation Commission
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Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 2:12pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 319031 N 4145910
Decimal Degrees37.44235000, -77.04570000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 26.541', W 77° 2.742'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 26' 32.46" N, 77° 2' 44.52" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8927 Pocahontas Trail, Providence Forge VA 23140, US
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